Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: Markets are pricing in a 56 per cent probability of the Fed raising rates in December.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/ Bloomberg

European stocks drifted lower ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s rate decision and press conference, which took place after the main EU bourses closed.(...)

Daniel Craig: The other Bonds just  wore the suit. This one was scarily real. Photograph: Britta Pedersen

For decades the James Bond series has been the Rolls Royce of British cinema: deluxe film-making that maintains a reputation for excellence, while sim(...)

Danish jewellery maker Pandora saw its shares slump 14 per cent after  figures lagged estimates.

European equities turned positive after a damp start on Tuesday, as strong gains in utilities, auto and energy stocks outweighed early losses, includi(...)

Allegations have been made that Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche were colluding in the 1990s and formed a cartel which possibly laid the basis to the ‘dieselgate’ emission scandal.

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. (...)

Food giant Kerry Group stood out as a particular bright spot among large Irish companies in the market. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares advanced on Monday, underpinned by financials, miners and technology stocks, with food giant Kerry Group standing out as a particular (...)

Legend has it that Lotus, so keen to get their new Giugiaro-designed wedge into a Bond film went to the simple expedient of parking one outside the famed Pinewood studios and waiting for the producers to take notice.

In a week already replete with tragedy came the news that Sir Roger Moore had passed away at the age of 89, following a brief struggle with cancer. Mo(...)

Co Mayo was recommended as a suitable location for the test site by Ampyx, which is a developer of airborne wind energy systems

Energy giant E.ON is to invest €3 million in a test site in Co Mayo to aid the commercialisation of autonomous flying drones to produce electricity (...)

An electronic ticker tape inside the London Stock Exchange. The FTSE 100 index was up 0.6 per cent at 7,044.39 at its close on Friday, led by mining companies and Asia-exposed banks Standard Chartered and HSBC

Irish shares stood out as a weak spot across Europe on Friday, falling at their fastest pace in more than three months as a plunge in sterling prompte(...)

Wal-Mart rose 1.8 per cent to $71.57 after Cowen and Company raised its rating to “outperform” from “market perform”. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares ended at their lowest point in two weeks on Monday, adding to losses seen last week as investors fretted over Hillary Clinton’s health(...)

Germany’s DAX Index was in focus as the benchmark dropped 0.4 per cent, weighed down by EON and exporters such as ThyssenKrupp and Bayer as the euro strengthened. Photograph: Reuters

European shares halted a five-day rally, retreating from their highest prices in almost seven weeks, on disappointing earnings at companies including (...)